Platforms: PSX Release Date: 1998-03-26 Regions: Japan Chris’s Rating: ☆☆☆☆ An extremely dated exercise in unwavering linearity, …Iru! is only interesting when contrasted with better games. I have a huge collection of obscure horror games that I have amassed over the years. Most of them are Japan-only PS1 releases, and these days they are neigh […]


Platforms: PSX Release Date: 1999-09-30 Regions: USA Japan Summary by forums user Innominatus: Briefly summarized: the premise is very unique, but it’s very flawed in execution. Your girlfriend Sarah is possessed by an evil force, and you must enter her mind and fight the evil in order to save her. Gameplay is very simple- you […]

Dark Tales – From the Lost Soul

Platforms: PSX Release Date: 1999-10-28 Regions: Japan A obscure Japanese horror game, Dark Tales allows the player to experience three separate stories. Little is known about the actual game play, and details on the official site are scarce. Forum member CronoLuminaire provides us with the following info: ” The background of the game seems to […]

Chaos Break

Also known as: Chaos Break: Episode from CHAOS HEAT Platforms: PSX Release Date: 2000-01-27 Regions: Japan Europe Based on Taito’s “Chaos Heat” arcade game.

Koukai Sarena Katta Shuki: The Note

Also known as: The Note Platforms: PSX Release Date: 1997-01-17 Regions: Japan Europe Another ultra-obscure Japanese horror game that never made it to America. Gameplay is first person, but the game apparently revolves around real-time lighting effects. The player can open blinds, draw curtains, and light candles to illuminate rooms, and lit rooms apparently keep […]